Is the HCG Diet for Rapid Weight Loss Really All That?

By staff on Thursday, April, 11th, 2019 in Anti-aging, Weight loss No Comments

Whether you’re looking to lose weight for health or appearance, one tool worth considering is the HCG diet. It’s not new by any means, having been developed in the early 1950s by Dr. ATW Simeons, who published the theory behind it in The Lancet in 1954. So you may have heard something of it before […]


Zero-Calorie Sweeteners: “Doing Everything Else That Glucose Does”

By staff on Tuesday, May, 1st, 2018 in Diet & nutrition, Weight loss No Comments

Though artificial sweeteners – aspartame, sucralose, Ace K, and the like – may contain zero calories, they do pack a punch of unintended consequences. We’ve looked at some of these before. One of the oddest potential consequences? Weight gain, as well as health problems associated with overweight, such as metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. […]


New Insight to Sugar’s Role in Metabolism

By staff on Tuesday, July, 25th, 2017 in Diet & nutrition, Weight loss No Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice if weight were really just a matter of calories in, calories out? But science has made it increasingly clear that not all calories are equal – nor is calories in/calories out the sole equation when it comes to overweight and obesity. For instance, different combinations of foods can have very different, […]


No More Yo-Yo Dieting: Taking a Sensible Path to Weight Loss

By staff on Tuesday, April, 18th, 2017 in Weight loss No Comments

If you’re overweight, dropping some pounds can be a good thing. But if you gain again and lose again and gain again and lose in an ongoing cycle of “yo-yo dieting” – well, that may not be so good, especially if results from a new study hold up. Specifically, its authors took a look at […]